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Preksha Malu

  • Move over, Oscars, for Golden Kela and the Ghantas

    It is that time of year when film award events come up like mushrooms in the wild- some edible, others not so. Some film awards are as interesting as the films which they celebrate, which is to say, not too interesting at all. And so it is also the time of year for parody award shows to get back at...

    Saturday, 28 February 2015 - 6:30am
  • Move over the Oscars, Golden Kela Awards and The Ghantas are here!

    By giving awards to the worst films and performances in various categories, these two award shows get back at Bollywood for 'wasting money and time' of the audience as well as their own.

    Friday, 27 February 2015 - 10:49pm
  • Expressing themselves over an espresso

    The warmth of a coffee is reaching hearts through 'Expresso', a group of strangers discussing issues which they normally wouldn't with a known friend or family. Formed in July 2014 by Shivani Khetan, they meet on the first Friday every month at a coffee shop, with a pre-decided theme....

    Monday, 23 February 2015 - 5:39am
  • Campus Bachao Sangharsh Samiti on Ismail Yusuf College to launch peaceful protest

    In a press conference at Marathi Patrakar Sangh on Saturday, the Ismail Yusuf College Campus Bachao Sangharsh Samiti announced that it will launch the biggest peaceful protest in Mumbai's history for the cause of minority education.

    Sunday, 22 February 2015 - 5:55am
  • Faceless jazz musicians of Bollywood to come alive, on stage

    The influence of jazz music on Bollywood – be it eena meena deeka or ajeeb dastan hai yeh or yeh hai Bombay meri jaan or many more from the 40s, 50s 60s and 70s – may not be a secret, but few very are aware that Indian jazz musicians from Goa, Mumbai and other parts of India...

    Sunday, 22 February 2015 - 5:45am
  • A manual to support the right to love

    The LGBTQH (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Hijra) community in the city has come together to form a reference manual for advocacy of equal rights, which is called the Mission Azaadi Document& (MAD).

    Saturday, 14 February 2015 - 5:35am
  • Art fest to celebrate Dharavi's creativity

    You can see puppet shows about tuberculosis, catch a play called 'Ishqiya Dharavi Style' about youth and sexuality performed by the children of Dharavi, learn cooking from Dharavi home cooks and learn how to keep plants that remove pollutants from the air. All this and more will be...

    Saturday, 14 February 2015 - 5:15am
  • Nailathon sees international level competition

    Moving over regular manicure, pedicure and filers, the second edition of StyleSpeak Nailathon saw a global level nail competition where participants from around the country were judged on their nail-based expertise, technical knowledge and creativity.

    Friday, 13 February 2015 - 6:15am
  • Quadriparetic covers 6,000 kms in eight days

    Adil Ansari all set to drive his way into Limca records, which he believes will make the diff-abled heard

    Thursday, 12 February 2015 - 7:35am
  • dna exclusive: US secretary takes a trip down Koli lane to understand UID process

    US secretary of the treasury Jacob J Lew, who was in the city on Wednesday, paid a visit to the RBI, a Unique Identification enrolment centre in Koli village, Cuffe Parade, and later addressed the Confederation of Indian Industry and US-India Business Council Roundtable at the Taj Mahal Hotel. His...

    Thursday, 12 February 2015 - 5:45am